Benito Santiago, 63, is one of an increasing number of seniors facing rising rents and eviction under the Ellis Act — a state law that enables speculators to buy property hoping to flip it into an easy profit.
Thompson’s journey to become one of the most respected sports journalists in the business is not a coincidence, but rather the product of a family-instilled work ethic and curiosity in the human condition.
On May 17 and 18, Beautiful Day — an organization that puts on community service events in Santa Clara County — partnered with El Carmelo Elementary in Palo Alto for a weekend of cleanup and remodeling.
Miguel Frid, a student at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto, is headed to Israel next year. His primary focus this year, however, is leading the Kehillah Rams varsity basketball team.